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  • Puerto Rico: new law 'in no way indicates' shift in paying debts

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Puerto Rico raced to reassure investors on Monday that it will continue paying its general obligation and appropriation bonds, after a recently passed restructuring law for its public corporations spooked the municipal bond market....
  • Finding a soft landing when bond prices fall

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) Contemplating the end of a 30-year bull run in bond prices is a bit like waiting to go to the dentist for some long-needed procedure. You know it needs...
  • Wall Street regulator shines more light on some private bond trades

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street's self-funded regulator on Monday began publicly reporting trade data for certain kinds of private corporate bond deals, in a move that will shed more light on a class of products that has operated largely in the...
  • Judge urged to reject Energy Future's $2 billion bankruptcy loan plan

    WILMINGTON Del (Reuters) - Creditors of bankrupt Energy Future Holdings, Texas' biggest power company, urged a judge to slow its Chapter 11 case and warned if a key refinancing proposal was approved it might block better deals from being considered. In...
  • Mayo: $800 million Broward school bonds a tough sell

    After a recent past that can only be described as rocky, the Broward School Board wants voters to approve an $800 million bond referendum this November. I'm going to withhold final judgment for now, but let me clue in superintendent Robert Runcie and...
  • Bonds are quietly outperforming stocks

    Bonds are quietly outperforming stocks
    Stock prices are near all-time highs, but the real place to be this year is the bond market. To the surprise of many on Wall Street, the long-underestimated fixed-income market is quietly outperforming its equity counterpart. Many investors expected...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates down again; 30-year averaging 4.12%

    Fixed mortgage rates declined for the fifth straight week, with Freddie Mac reporting that lenders were offering 30-year home loans at an average of 4.12%, down from 4.14% a week earlier. The average offering rate for a 15-year fixed loan fell to 3.21%...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates at six-month low; 30-year averaging 4.2%

    Mortgage rates edged down a hair this week, hovering at the lowest level in six months, with Freddie Mac reporting that lenders were offering 30-year fixed home loans at an average of 4.2% compared to 4.21% a week earlier. The average rate for a 15-year...
  • Burr Ridge trustees approve $17.4 million budget

    Burr Ridge trustees approve $17.4 million budget
    Burr Ridge trustees recently signed off on a $17.4 million spending plan for 2014-15 that is slightly higher than the prior year's budget of $17.3 million, according to documents. Trustees also have directed staff to make several changes in an effort to...
  • What Tim Geithner doesn't know about Social Security is ... shocking

    Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's memoir, "Stress Test," is being picked apart fairly intensively by the Washington and Wall Street press gangs, who are busily retailing the book's snarks and slights. We're more interested in a nugget in...
  • More lawsuits are a foregone conclusion for California high-speed rail

    When California voters approved $9 billion in funding for a bullet train in 2008, the ballot measure included the strictest engineering and spending controls ever placed on a major state project. Voters were told that the high-speed trains would hit 220...